Tag Archives: Military Madness

Evergreene Digest | How US nuclear force modernization is undermining strategic stability: The burst-height compensating super-fuze

Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget

William Boardman | What War Are We Buying With Another $58 Billion for the Military?

The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.

Rebecca Gordon | American Carnage: Fighting the Forever War

Clearly, these days Trump enjoys the company of military men. He’s more ambivalent about what the military actually does.

Evergreene Digest | A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself by Henry A. Giroux

A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself ~ Henry A. Giroux Related: Table of Contents, Foreword, and the First Chapter from America at War with Itself Related: Will Americans Submit to Despotism in an Urge to ‘Escape from Freedom’Shelley Walia, The […]

Lawrence Wittner | Why Should Trump―or Anyone―Be Able to Launch a Nuclear War?

Ultimately, then, the only long-term solution to the problem of national leaders launching a nuclear war is to get rid of the weapons.

Ted Rall | Before Trump, the Media Loved “Alternative Facts”

Media malpractice has been so sustained and widespread that it’s hard to know where to start.

Glenn Greenwald | Obama Killed a 16-Year-Old American in Yemen. Trump Just Killed His 8-Year-Old Sister.

A hideous symbol of the bipartisan continuity of U.S. barbarism…

Henry A. Giroux | America’s Addiction to Terrorism

Giroux discusses torture, militarisation, surveillance, racism, education and austerity … and draws the links to the military-industrial-academic complex.

DN! Video | Slaughter or Liberation? A Debate on Russia’s Role in the Syrian War & the Fall of Aleppo

Russia described the fall of Aleppo as a victory against terrorists and jihadists, but the United States has decried the Russian-backed offensive…

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor | An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Socialism for Big Business, but capitalism for the poor. A state and corporate partnership of endless debt and war.

Psychological Warfare

The legacy of the science of coercion continues into the present day, resulting in “media wars” waged with psychological warfare becoming more blatant…

Project Censored | The Top Censored Stories of 2015-2016

#1 U.S. empire and military madness

Henry A. Giroux | Politics as Pathology in the Warfare State

A culture of fear, hate and bigotry has transformed American politics into a pathology.

Inside the John Pilger | Invisible Government: War, Propaganda, Clinton and Trump

George Bush’s press spokesman once called the media “complicit enablers”.

David Swanson | The U.S. National Bird Is Now a Drone

Linebaugh says there is no way to distinguish the little “civilian” blobs from little “militant” blobs.

Evergreene Digest | The Great Leap Backward: America’s Illegal Wars on the World

Neither military nor economic war on the sovereignty of nations has yielded anything close to a stable, prosperous, and peaceful world. It had delivered death, destruction, debt, market crises, tidal waves of refugees and displaced persons, and concentrated masses of wealth in a few but powerful hands. Related: You Must Be Kidding! Luciana Bohne, CounterPunch […]

“We No Longer Live in a Democracy”: Henry Giroux on a United States at War With Itself

To transform our society into a democracy, we first have to dismantle the myth of democracy as currently defined.

Media Ask Which Candidate Can Better Exploit Our Irrational Fear of Terrorism

Politico (9/20/16) frames the terrorism issue as “who has the upper hand.”

Evergreene Digest | Tom Engelhardt | Washington’s 15-Year Air War

Bombs Away! 
Their Precision Weaponry and Ours Perhaps this September 11th, it’s finally time for Americans to begin to focus on our endless air war in the Greater Middle East, our very own disastrous Fifteen Years’ War. Otherwise, the first explosions from the Thirty Years’ version of the same will be on the horizon before we […]

What Did We Buy With the $5 Trillion That the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Have Cost Us?

We were lied into that war, and it has weakened our economy. If anyone can tell me what benefits that war brought the average American, I’d like to hear it.